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March 31, 2014 10:13 am    |    by Jonny Blair

It doesn’t matter what kind of travel lifestyle you lead; whether you carry a little or a lot, whether you travel every day or every now and then, you need a duffle bag and this nifty guide will help you pick the right one for you: The Budget Traveller Because duffle bags are made from tough yet soft fabrics, you can squish them and their contents into storage racks on trains and buses or use them for a pillow while waiting for your delayed transport to arrive. The Shopper Be kind to the environment and take your duffle to the supermarket.  A little like Mary […]

March 27, 2014 3:06 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

The 6 Nations has just come to an end for another year, with Ireland as champions, but it is not too early to start thinking about the next tournament in 2015. In fact, it could be the perfect excuse to enjoy a holiday in Italy where three of the matches will be played. Here is a guide to what you need to know if you like the idea of combining culture and rugby on a holiday in Italy. 6 Nations dates Three 6 Nations rugby matches will be played in Italy in 2015. They will all be played at the excellent Stadio Olimpico in Rome, […]

10:55 am    |    by Jonny Blair

When it comes to planning a vacation that’ll take you to a brand new place that’s very different from all the other places that you’ve been, you should expect to do quite a bit of research. After all, it can be difficult to come up with a destination that’ll excite your entire family and leave you with positive memories for the rest of your life. Enter the UAE… The United Arab Emirates are quickly becoming one of the prime destinations for tourists from around the world who want to enter a world filled with luxury that’s unlike any other place on the planet. If you […]

March 24, 2014 12:04 pm    |    by Jonny Blair
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If you are a travel obsessive like me then you might love being “on the tube”. My love for city tubes, underground, metro systems, subways and trains dates back to my time working in London, for a PR Agency at Ravenscourt Park. Growing up in Bangor, Northern Ireland we certainly didn’t need a “metro”. Today I bring you my top 6 metro systems in the world from my travels! Mind the gaps please! I could have done a top 30, but we’ll leave it as 6 for now. Next station: Tsuen Wan. 1. Tokyo, Japan Japan’s Metro System is amazing. Quite how they fit all […]

March 19, 2014 10:12 am    |    by Jonny Blair

Normally it doesn’t take much to tempt tourists and migrants over to the shores of South Australia but migration agents in Sydney are sure to be breathing a slight sigh of relief after the premiere of a new ad for Adelaide, especially after the rather controversial campaign for Barossa. Both films were created by Jeff Darling, a man with plenty of acclaimed tourism films already under his belt, but they have divided opinion with their dramatic and alternative takes on the areas they are portraying. “Be Consumed” offers a challenge to its viewers. There are two ways to look at the “Be Consumed” advert, which […]

March 17, 2014 2:33 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Hong Kong is a place that has plenty of wonderful lodging choices that you can definitely choose to stay in whilst your visiting. But if you’re particularly eyeing a safe haven, one that exudes a quiet neighborhood, then Happy Valley is an ideal place for you. Discover how you can be cost-effective and contented with your space of choice when you settle for an apartment hotel Hong Kong in Happy Valley. #1: Experience serenity and more in a Happy Valley serviced lodging Happy Valley is a quiet neighborhood that exudes a very suburban and progressive setting. It’s a place where you can look forward to […]

March 13, 2014 2:36 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

From the gambling meccas of Asia to the sun-kissed beaches of The Bahamas, this article will discuss the top five casino hotels and resorts in the world. The Venetian Macao in Macao The Venetian in Macao is enormous.  Boasting the largest gaming space in the world at 534,000 square feet, the casino has more than 2,100 slot machines and 550 gaming tables.  The hotel includes a large convention center, shopping mall, health and wellness complex, spa, access to hundreds of culinary options, and superstars headlining a variety of shows from around Asia.  The hotel contains over 3,000 luxury suites with spectacular amenities and at least […]

March 10, 2014 12:26 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

Have you ever considered a winter holiday? From a Trans-Siberian top winter tour to a train ride through the Lake District and a taste of homemade vodka in Russia, there are loads of exciting things to do in colder destinations. And if you’re one of those adventure travellers that enjoys snow, blustery winds and extreme winter sports, from Beijing to Moscow, you won’t be disappointed. Here are a few more ideas for the perfect wintery destination. Canada Banff, Alberta boasts a famous Scottish castle-styled hotel in the Banff Springs Hotel. The hotel is set amongst the backdrop of the gorgeous Tunnel Mountain and the winter […]

March 5, 2014 3:51 pm    |    by Jonny Blair

The Borough of Wirral is comprised of several different towns and villages such as Wallasey and Birkenhead. It can be found near the major City of Greater Liverpool in the town of Merseyside. It’s bordered by rivers and seas on all sides. To the North of Wirral is the Irish Sea and the Mersey River on the east and the River Dee on the West. It’s home to over 300,000 residents and thousands of tourists each year looking for rest and relaxation. Plus a chance to see the sights and visit one or some of the popular Wirral festivals that the town of Wirral hosts […]